Alison Parkes

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Which behavioral, emotional and school problems in middle-childhood predict early sexual behavior?
    Alison Parkes
    CSO Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    J Youth Adolesc 43:507-27. 2014
  2. pmc Are sexual media exposure, parental restrictions on media use and co-viewing TV and DVDs with parents and friends associated with teenagers' early sexual behaviour?
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1121-33. 2013
  3. pmc Parenting interventions for male young offenders: a review of the evidence on what works
    K Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Adolesc 35:731-42. 2012
  4. pmc Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:341-8. 2013
  5. pmc Contraceptive method at first sexual intercourse and subsequent pregnancy risk: findings from a secondary analysis of 16-year-old girls from the RIPPLE and SHARE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 44:55-63. 2009
  6. pmc Does early sexual debut reduce teenagers' participation in tertiary education? Evidence from the SHARE longitudinal study
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc 33:741-54. 2010
  7. pmc Comparison of teenagers' early same-sex and heterosexual behavior: UK data from the SHARE and RIPPLE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc Health 48:27-35. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Abortion incidence and access to services in the United States, 2008
    Rachel K Jones
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:41-50. 2011
  9. pmc Is parenting associated with teenagers' early sexual risk-taking, autonomy and relationship with sexual partners?
    Alison Parkes
    Sexual Health and Families Team, Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:30-40. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The quality of young people's heterosexual relationships: a longitudinal analysis of characteristics shaping subjective experience
    Daniel Wight
    Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme, Medical Research Council, Social Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:226-37. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Which behavioral, emotional and school problems in middle-childhood predict early sexual behavior?
    Alison Parkes
    CSO Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
    J Youth Adolesc 43:507-27. 2014
    ..Implications for the identification of children at risk and targeted intervention are discussed, as well as suggestions for further research...
  2. pmc Are sexual media exposure, parental restrictions on media use and co-viewing TV and DVDs with parents and friends associated with teenagers' early sexual behaviour?
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Adolesc 36:1121-33. 2013
    ..Specific parental restrictions on sexual media may offer more protection against early sex than other restrictions or parental co-viewing. Further research is required to establish causal mechanisms...
  3. pmc Parenting interventions for male young offenders: a review of the evidence on what works
    K Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Adolesc 35:731-42. 2012
    ..Future evaluations should collect longer-term behavioural parent and child outcome data and should use comparison groups and, ideally, randomization...
  4. pmc Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:341-8. 2013
    ..Most research is from North America and focuses on television. Few longitudinal studies have compared the effects of TV and electronic games, or have investigated gender differences...
  5. pmc Contraceptive method at first sexual intercourse and subsequent pregnancy risk: findings from a secondary analysis of 16-year-old girls from the RIPPLE and SHARE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 44:55-63. 2009
    ..This study examined associations between contraceptive method at first intercourse and subsequent pregnancy in 16-year-old girls...
  6. pmc Does early sexual debut reduce teenagers' participation in tertiary education? Evidence from the SHARE longitudinal study
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc 33:741-54. 2010
    ..Early sexual experience may predict disengagement from tertiary education, although further research is needed to explore causal pathways...
  7. pmc Comparison of teenagers' early same-sex and heterosexual behavior: UK data from the SHARE and RIPPLE studies
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Adolesc Health 48:27-35. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Abortion incidence and access to services in the United States, 2008
    Rachel K Jones
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:41-50. 2011
    ..Access to abortion services is a critical issue, particularly since the number of abortion providers has been falling for the last three decades...
  9. pmc Is parenting associated with teenagers' early sexual risk-taking, autonomy and relationship with sexual partners?
    Alison Parkes
    Sexual Health and Families Team, Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:30-40. 2011
    ..Extensive research has explored the relationship between parenting and teenagers' sexual risk-taking. Whether parenting is associated with wider aspects of teenagers' capacity to form satisfying sexual relationships is unknown...
  10. doi request reprint The quality of young people's heterosexual relationships: a longitudinal analysis of characteristics shaping subjective experience
    Daniel Wight
    Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme, Medical Research Council, Social Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Scotland
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:226-37. 2008
    ..Perceived quality of sexual relationships may be related to gender, background characteristics, circumstances of first intercourse and subsequent sexual history...
  11. ncbi request reprint Explaining associations between adolescent substance use and condom use
    Alison Parkes
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 40:180.e1-18. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Do sexual health services encourage teenagers to use condoms? A longitudinal study
    Alison Parkes
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:271-80. 2005
    ..This study investigated whether 15/16-year-olds who attended sexual health services used condoms more and had different beliefs about condoms compared to those who did not use these services...
  13. ncbi request reprint Teenagers' use of sexual health services: perceived need, knowledge and ability to access
    Alison Parkes
    Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:217-24. 2004
    ..This paper presents the first UK large-scale quantitative analysis of these factors, comparing those who use services with those who do not...
  14. pmc Early Childhood Precursors and School age Correlates of Different Internalising Problem Trajectories Among Young Children
    Alison Parkes
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Top Floor, 200, Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 44:1333-46. 2016
    ..They highlight the need to identify protective factors for children with moderate, as well as high, levels of internalising problems at pre-school age, but suggest different approaches may be required. ..
  15. pmc Does parenting help to explain socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index trajectories? Longitudinal analysis using the Growing Up in Scotland study
    Alison Parkes
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 70:868-73. 2016
    ..This study examined whether parenting related to the physical and social context of children's food consumption helped to explain associations between maternal educational level and child BMI trajectory...
  16. pmc What shapes 7-year-olds' subjective well-being? Prospective analysis of early childhood and parenting using the Growing Up in Scotland study
    Alison Parkes
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Top Floor, 200, Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 51:1417-1428. 2016
    ..Research on predictors of young children's psychosocial well-being currently relies on adult-reported outcomes. This study investigated whether early family circumstances and parenting predict 7-year-olds' subjective well-being...
  17. pmc Limits to modern contraceptive use among young women in developing countries: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Lisa M Williamson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Reprod Health 6:3. 2009
    ..Focusing on qualitative research allows the assessment of complex processes often missed in quantitative analyses...
  18. pmc High and low contraceptive use amongst young male offenders: a qualitative interview study
    Katie Buston
    Senior Investigator Scientist, MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 40:248-53. 2014
    ..Here we focus on a sample of men incarcerated in a Scottish Young Offender Institution, analysing their accounts of their contraceptive use. Those who report low or no use of contraception are compared with those who report high use...
  19. ncbi request reprint The multi-dimensional neighbourhood and health: a cross-sectional analysis of the Scottish Household Survey, 2001
    Alison Parkes
    ESRC Centre for Neighbourhood Research, Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, 25 Bute Gardens Glasgow G12 8RS, UK
    Health Place 12:1-18. 2006
    ..There was also some evidence that the relationship between neighbourhood factors and health varied according to the population subgroup, although not in a consistent manner...